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Winter Business

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Part of the east coast is waving the white flag at winter.

It's been a rough winter for everyone from Nashville to Nantucket. Temperatures have dropped to the teens and the snow piles are higher than cars. So the tourism office of Ithaca, New York decided to throw in the towel.

About a week ago the home page for visitIthaca.com displayed pictures of sunny Florida with links to exploring Miami and Key West. The top of its page read “That's it. We surrender. Winter you win. Key west anyone?” But now the gimmick is having a different effect.  read more »

Winter Weather

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When it comes to this year's winter weather it's a tale of a divided country.

This weekend another series of storms is expected to bear down on the East Coast. In some areas up to six inches of snow is expected in cities that are still digging themselves out. The severe weather has canceled school, shut down airports and kept people insides costing local economies millions of dollars.

The west coast is another story. After a couple days of rain the San Francisco Bay Area has spent the past few days enjoying temperatures in the low 70’s. The ski resorts in Lake Tahoe are still making their own snow and some have been forced to shut down due to lack of fresh powder.  read more »